The third season of AMC‘s The Killing will kick off with a two-hour premiere on Sunday, June 2 at 8 PM. The new season, which stars Mireille Enos (Sarah Linden) and Joel Kinnaman (Stephen Holder) along with new cast members Peter Sarsgaard, Elias Koteas and Amy Seimetz, focuses on a new case, which will be resolved over the course of ten episodes, culminating with a two-hour finale. It begins one year after the close of the Rosie Larsen case, the focus of the series’ first two seasons, with Sarah Linden (Enos) no longer working as a detective. But when her ex-partner Stephen Holder’s (Kinnaman) search for a runaway girl leads him to discover a gruesome string of murders that connects to a previous murder investigation by Linden, she is drawn back into the life she thought she’d left behind. Series creator Veena Sud executive produces for Fox TV Studios. “We learned so much from the first two seasons of “The Killing” and are thrilled to be bringing it back with the elements that the fans loved,” said AMC’s president and GM Charlie Collier. Season 3 of The Killing will be available to Netflix members three months after the season finale airs on AMC.
The second season of BBC America‘s first original scripted series, Copper, will debut Sunday, June 23, at 10 PM. Set in 1865 New York City, Tom Weston-Jones returns as Detective Kevin Corcoran, an Irish-American cop who seeks justice for the powerless in the notorious Five Points. Donal Logue, Eamonn Walker, Lee Tergesen and Andrew Howard join the cast for the second season. Returning cast includes Kyle Schmid, Anastasia Griffith, Franka Potente, Ato Essandoh, Kevin Ryan, Dylan Taylor, Kiara Glasco and Tessa Thompson. Copper was created by Tom Fontana and Will Rokos. Cineflix Studios produces in association with BBC America and Shaw Media.